5 NIA Game Changers    
NIA's February 2017 E-News Bulletin
NIA's Game Changers for You and Your Business

Before Sunday's Super Bowl match-up between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, catch up on NIA's latest highlight reel of 5 Game Changers.

Using the Latest Construction Data to Guide Your Hiring and Strategic Plans
February 15, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST
FMI's latest industry data will help you assess your current needs and prepare for the future.
Speaker: Tim Tokarczyk, FMI Corporation

Registration for the webinar is $75 per login. NIA also offers discounts for multiple registrants and also encourages members to broadcast the webinar in a conference room to team members at one location.

If you missed the first webinar in the series, Hiring and Retaining the Right People, it will soon be available for on-demand streaming on NIA's Vimeo Training Portal. Contact membership@insulation.org to get your member discount code.

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Big deadlines are nearing for NIA's 62 nd Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, March 29 - April 1, 2017: 
This meeting happens only once a year and attracts hundreds of attendees from all segments of the mechanical insulation industry. Click here to view the latest attendee list.

The Convention Planning Committee has planned 25 hours of educational programming for attendees, including 2 new panel discussions for contractors and engineers, and 5 technical presentations.The schedule is also designed to offer a variety of events to allow attendees to network with colleagues.

Register today!

February 15 is the Deadline for the March/April 2017 State of the Industry Issue of Insulation Outlook

This powerhouse double issue contains economic forecasts with industry specific information, the energy outlook, information on relevant legislation and regulations, and trending business practices that all companies need to be aware of as they look toward long-term planning. This issue gets bonus circulation at NIA's Annual Convention as well as other trade shows around the United States. Get your products in front of as many readers as possible.

Contact NIA's Advertising Sales Manager Ben Harmon at ads@insulation.org or 202-367-2456.

Click here to learn more about print and digital advertising

Become a Certified Insulation Energy Appraiser in 2017
NIA's Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) training course dates are:

Spring IEAP Course

Dates: May 9-10, 2017
Location: Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare-Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois
Deadline: Register by Monday, April 24, 2017

Fall IEAP Course
Dates: September 13-14, 2017
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas
Deadline: Register by Monday, August 28, 2017
Note: NIA's Fall Summit is taking place September 12-13, 2017, at the same location. Discounted pricing is available for individuals who register for both events.

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Registration is now open for NIA's Fall Summit 2017, taking place September 12-13 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Fall Summit is our annual members-only event that includes topical speakers, open committee meetings, tailored industry sessions, and networking opportunities to develop new business relationships. Fall Summit attendees will also have access to Reed Exhibitions' Insulation Expo (IEX) USA, the North American trade show for the mechanical insulation industry. Customize your week with pre-Fall Summit training sessions, the reception on September 11, and NIA's Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) class on September 13-14.

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NIA In the Spotlight

NIA's Executive Vice President/CEO Michele M. Jones was interviewed for the February 2017 issue of BIC Magazine. Click here to read the article, "Mechanical Insulation Brings Value to Facilities."

Product Spotlight: On Demand Training Portal

Vimeo On Demand Training Portal

Want a free preview of the Mechanical Insulation Installation Video Series? Visit NIA's on-demand videos on Vimeo. In addition to the free videos found on Vimeo, users can stream:
  • The English version of NIA's Mechanical Insulation Installation Video Series;
  • The Spanish version of NIA's Mechanical Insulation Installation Video Series; and
  • NIA's Top Talent, Leadership, Financial, and Health and Safety Webinar Series.
Note: The pricing that appears on Vimeo On Demand is the non-member pricing, and members receive a significant discount by using their NIA Member Promo Code. Contact Kristin V. DiDomenico at membership@insulation.org to get your promo code.

Key Dates and Deadlines

February 13, 2017
Golf Shirt Order Deadline

February 15, 2017
Webinar: Using the Latest Construction Data to Guide Your Hiring and Strategic Plans 1:00 p.m. EST

March 3, 2017
Convention Hotel Reservation Deadline

March 8, 2017
Convention Early-Bird and Golf Tournament Registration Deadline

May 9-10, 2017
NIA's Spring IEAP Course
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare-Rosemont, Chicago, IL

March 29-April 1, 2017

NIA's 62nd Annual Convention, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Phoenix, AZ

September 12-13, 2017
Fall Summit 2017 and Insulation Expo (IEX) USA
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

September 13-14, 2017
NIA's Fall IEAP Course
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

April 18-20, 2018

NIA's 63rd Annual Convention, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

March 27-29, 2019
NIA's 64th Annual Convention, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, Lahaina, HI

For more information on NIA events, please email events@insulation.org.

Click here for the NIA Calendar of Events
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